Pharmasave staff got into the Hallowe’en spirit this morning with these clever costumes. Pictured are Donna Hyatt, Michelle Beck, and Chelsey Ogden (front row from left), along with Nancy Kehler, Morgan Albisser, Robin Dennis, Amy Sieders, Dawn Martin, and Janice Carpenter (back row from left). The Fort Frances Clinic Dispensary staff also dressed up as pill bottles today.
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Borderland author Mary Casanova read an excerpt from her new book, entitled “Ice Out,” yesterday evening during an event at the Fort Frances Public Library. Signed copies of the book also were available, as well as refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
The fall tea was the focus of the La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 4 in the hospital boardroom.
Convenor Mary Jane Pearson updated the executive on plans for the annual event.
The tea will be held this Saturday (Oct. 15) from 2-4 p.m. at the New Beginnings Fellowship Church, with admission being $5.
Scott Dingwall and Jay Samsal displayed part of their winning catch over the weekend at Shoal Lake.
Cher Pruys’ painting, “Crushed,” recently won a first-place award from the Society of Canadian Artists.
Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown, left, met with members of town council and administration, as well as representatives from the town’s Economic Development Advisory Committee and Fort Frances Power Corp., at the Civic Centre yesterday afternoon during a stop here. Brown is touring Northwestern Ontario as part of the official opposition’s northern caucus retreat.
Through Cuso International, local resident Kari Manty will be heading to the Northwest Territories at month’s end to volunteer at a small school there.
Local resident Dale Hoard spotted this golden eagle perched on his bird bath earlier this week at his home west of town. An eagle’s nest is located across the river from his home and the birds often are spotted nearby.
Rainycrest residents, guests and staff celebrated Canada Day a day early with a party last Thursday. Hallett Hall was decked out in patriotic decor for the occasion, and the “Rainycrest Four” entertained through lunch, causing many to leave their meal and hit the dance floor.
Brian White, left, and Bryan Gustafson, right, surrounded Lake Despair tournament organizer Bill Godin as they received their first-place trophies.